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Fair Chloe blush'd: Euphelia frown'd:
I sung and gazed; I play'd and trembled :
Remark'd how ill we all dissembled.
Stanza 1. 1. Tune, “proludo citharâ.”—2. Poet. Orn. §. 2. 3, 4. See Aids VI.—“Eyes,” face.-I fix my soul, pendet ab."
Stanza 11. 1. “ Frowned;" expand this word.—3. To the Loves around, “audit Cythereia proles," in a parenthesis.4. Said, “ how ill they-all (unus et alter) dissemble !”
EXERCISE LVII. (T. Moore).
That around the night-bed play:
To visit the bashful maid,
Its soul, like her, in the shade.
That alights on Misery's brow,
Then hasten we, maid, &c. &c. Stanza 1. 2. Such as are wont to play through the chamber by night.—3, 4. What herbs, what pendant buds (germen) do I not know, where their wing lurks hid by day?–5,6. (One line). “ Braid,” garland.—7. “The flowers will fade,” the flower's beauty will depart.
Stanza II. 3, 4. The jasmine (line 4), the flower whence he
stealthily flies, is wont (amo, see Aids iv. c.) to sigh in the shade, like the maiden herself.–5, 6. Whatever (si-quă) hope, seitling on the mourner's brow, teaches him to expect that nappier (magis lætus) days may come.—"Misery's brow," cf. Part I. Exercise XXXVI. note.—7. Almond-flower, “ămỹgdăleŭs flos."-8. Where the silvery bud blooms on a leafless stem.
EXERCISE LVIII. (Rogers).
The sunbeams streak the azure sky,
And line with light the mountain's brow,
And chase the roebuck through the snow.
Up craggy steeps and ridges rude,
From desert cave or hanging wood :
· 10 The huts peep o'er the morning cloud,
Perch'd like an eagle's nest on high.
4. And the roebuck flies, &c.—7. Turn by placing “wolf” in the nominative.-11, 12. Scarce do the huts o’ertop the morning cloud, seeming to remind-one-of (refero) the eagle's eyrie (aëria domus, pl. Poet. Orn. a).
EXERCISE LIX. (Coleridge).
Ere sin could blight, or sorrow fade,
Death came with friendly care,—
And bade it blossom there.
2. “ Death,” Libitina.—came, “ fert pedem.”—3. Plants the opening bud in heavenly gardens. Poet. Orn, k.
EXERCISE LX. (E. B. Browning).
Ever true as wives of yore;
Shall be Yes for evermore.
To make two lines only.—“By your truth,” To you faithful she shall remain faithful.—“ Her · Yes,'” Saying “ I am thine" now, she shall be thine for ever.
Men have many faults : Women only two : Nothing right they say; nothing right they do.
See Poet. Orn. a.—“only.” Aids 11. 1.-Have faults, “ vitiis premor.”—Nothing right, “nil boni.”
EXERCISE LXII. (Sir W. Jones). On parent knees a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, whilst all around thee smiled : So live, that sinking to thy life's last sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, whilst all around thee weep.
. 2. "All around thee'smiled," all was joyous to thy friends].